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Published by Harvard University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Sculpture, Greek,
  • Greece,
  • Architecture,
  • Sculpture,
  • History - General,
  • International Architecture - European,
  • Architecture / History,
  • Decoration and ornament, Architectural,
  • Ancient - Greece

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7691866M
ISBN 100674023889
ISBN 109780674023888

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Greek Architecture and Its Sculpture. From Athens and Arcadia on one side of the Aegean Sea and from Ionia, Lycia, and Karia on the other, this book brings together some of the great monuments of classical antiquity --among them two of the seven wonders of the ancient world, the later temple of Artemis at Ephesos and the Mausoleum at Halikarnassos.   Drawing on the Greek and Lycian architecture and sculpture in the British Museum--a collection second to none in quality, quantity, and geographical and chronological range--this lavishly illustrated volume tells a remarkable story reaching from the archaic temple of Artemis, the Parthenon, and other temples of the Athenian Acropolis to the temple of Apollo at Bassai, the sculptured 5/5(1). Greek Architecture and Its Sculpture From Athens and Arcadia on one side of the Aegean Sea and from Ionia, Lycia, and Karia on the other, this book brings together some of the great monuments of classical antiquity--among them two of the seven wonders of . From mainland Greece on one side of the Aegean Sea and western Turkey on the other, this book brings together some of the great monuments of Classical antiquity. Drawing on the British Museum’s unrivalled collection of Greek, Lycian and Karian architecture and sculpture, this is the first book to present its fascinating subject as one.

  Drawing on the Greek and Lycian architecture and sculpture in the British Museum--a collection second to none in quality, quantity, and geographical and chronological range--this lavishly illustrated volume tells a remarkable story reaching from the archaic temple of Artemis, the Parthenon, and other temples of the Athenian Acropolis to the temple of Apollo at Bassai, the sculptured /5(17). Drawing on the Greek and Lycian architecture and sculpture in the British Museum--a collection second to none in quality, quantity, and geographical and chronological range--this lavishly illustrated volume tells a remarkable story reaching from the archaic temple of Artemis, the Parthenon, and other temples of. The art of classical and Hellenistic Greece created an aesthetic canon which remained a constant in Western art. In this book the author examines the origins of this tradition - the art of the Greek world between the "geometric" period of the early Iron Age and the conquest of Greece by the Romans in the first century by: 6. Drawing on the Greek and Lycian architecture and sculpture in the British Museum--a collection second to none in quality, quantity, and geographical and chronological range--this lavishly illustrated volume tells a remarkable story reaching from the archaic temple of Artemis, the Parthenon, and other temples of the Athenian Acropolis to the temple of Apollo at Bassai, the sculptured .

"Drawing on the Greek and Lycian architecture and sculpture in the British Museum - a collection second to none in quality, quantity, and geographical and chronological range - this lavishly illustrated volume tells a remarkable story reaching from the archaic temple of Artemis, the Parthenon, and other temples of the Athenian Acropolis to the temple of Apollo at Bassai, the . Western art and sculpture derived from Roman art, while in the East, Alexander the Great's conquest gave birth to Greco-Buddhist art, which has even had an influence as far as Japan all of which stem from ancient Greek art. The Greeks used many different types of materials in their sculptures including stone. This book provides a brief, clear account of the main developments in the history of the Greek, Etruscan and Roman architecture, from the earliest times to the foundation of Constantinople. It contains drawings and 24 plates. Professor Robertson has produced a really great handbook; one that has become the standard general work, in English, or perhaps in any language, on its 4/5(4). %%BUY_BOX(,1,,,Greek Architecture and Its \t\t Sculpture)%% This overview aimed at the general reader is dense but fast-moving, despite its occasional detours into musty scholarly.